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Ticks: What You Need to Know

While most pet owners know all about fleas, many are not educated on the other main external parasite posing a risk to our pets in the warmer months: TICKS! Like fleas, ticks feed on the blood of their host animal and they like a variety of hosts (dogs, cats, rodents, rabbits, cattle, small mammals).

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Fleas: What You Need to Know

There are over 1900 species of fleas. The species that we are most concerned about with our pets, found in 99% of cases, is called Ctenocephalides felis. This flea is not specific to cats, as the “felis” name may suggest, but will also affect dogs, rabbits, and multiple other species.

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Beginner’s Guide to Guinea Pig Care

DIET Guinea pigs are herbivores. The most important part of their diet, like rabbits, is GRASS HAY. Grasses are particularly great for guinea pigs because they’re teeth grow continuously throughout their life and grass hays are abrasive to the teeth. Grasses also provide a number of nutrients for the guinea pig, as well as both […]

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9 Common Myths of Animal Health

#1: Female cats and dogs should go through one heat cycle or have one litter of puppies before being spayed. There is no evidence showing any health benefits from allowing cats and dogs to experience a heat or a litter before being spayed. This common belief is helping add to the overpopulation issue shelters and […]

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Beginner’s Guide to Pet Rabbit Care

Rabbits are becoming more popular as house pets. However, many adopt new pet rabbits without first researching the proper way to take care of them, and because of that they end up with various health issues that could have been prevented. Here are all of the things you need to know if you want to […]

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Last updated: January 6, 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we have made some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

- Monday to Thursday: 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
- Friday: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
- Saturday: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
- Sunday: CLOSED


NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at VetCare Pet Hospital